many people are ding are di. they had anywhere from several inches to three feet of snow knocking out power 200 thousand still in the dark. in new york 100 people were stranded overnight at the long island expressway by the snow friday. the highway was closed to clean up ahead of the workweek. robert moses has an update for us right now. good morning, robert. >> patti ann, good morning to you. we saw amazing pictures on the front page of the new york times of those cars stranded on the long island expressway. part of the lie just reopened. all westbound traffic as you can see behind me is now back open which is significant because that makes the commute intoyork drivers in eastern long island. however, eastbound lanes as you can see here eastbound traffic being diverted off the road way behind me here. that snow cleanup continues.